Definition of caveat emptor in English:

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caveat emptor

Pronunciation: /ˌkavɪat ˈɛmptɔː/


The principle that the buyer alone is responsible for checking the quality and suitability of goods before a purchase is made: caveat emptor still applies when you are buying your house
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  • So caveat emptor, and - that said - let me try once more to sell you my wares.


Latin, 'let the buyer beware'.

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